Based on a survey of + 250,000 women around the world, CEOWORLD magazine has released its annual ranking of the Best Countries for Women taking into consideration equal rights, gender equality social inclusion, and a sense of security in each specific country.
They considered a total of 9 attributes: gender equality, percentage of legislative seats held by women, sense of security, income equality, human rights, women empowerment, education among women, women age 25 and older who are engaged in paid work, and women’s inclusion in society.
Eight out of ten are European countries together with Canada (position 5) and New Zealand (position 8). Especially Scandinavian countries including Norway and Finland are on the top 10 of the list.
Sweden was ranked the best country in the world for women and Denmark and the Netherlands follow up in second and third place on the list.
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If you are planning to move abroad and thinking about which place will be best for you, you can consider the list above and research opportunities for women’s development as well as each government’s initiatives that are taken place.
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